1. [ noun ] mental turmoil

"he drives me to distraction"

Related terms: confusion perturb
2. [ noun ] an entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations
Synonyms: beguilement
Related terms: entertainment
3. [ noun ] an obstacle to attention
Related terms: inattention
4. [ noun ] the act of distracting; drawing someone's attention away from something
Synonyms: misdirection

"conjurers are experts at misdirection"

Related terms: revision distract
Similar spelling:   distract